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I saw a bourke when I bought my princess of wales parakeet and had to have one.

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Hi! My name is Rosebud

I am a Bourke's Parakeet from Nacogdoches, TX.

Rosie

5 years old   F

Bourke's Parakeet

Popcorn, no salt or butter

On top of the curtain rod

Lucy chasing me

She's a softie

Copies everything the bigger birds do.

Grab it and run is my motto.

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08/03/2010 10:33.11 AM  
  continued...
And Harpo leaves the mound laughing all the way. He knows what’s going to happen. Rosie steps up and has a good stance…..”STRIKE 1!” Everyone looks at Budgie because he’s got such a great Ump voice. Harpo goes up and has Rosie choke up on her bat. She hits the ball and makes first base easily. Rosebud eyes her wondering if she’s a base stealer. She’s not. Ernie gets a base hit and Elise runs up and gives him a hug. Punkin reminds her that he’s on the other team. Then Punkin checks out Noah’s stance. “Oh he knows how to play. Ike’s been playing with him.” Punkin throws a curve ball. “STRIKE 1” “hehehe” “STRIKE 2!” “Punkin eyes Harpo and throws a great change up. “STRIKE 3!” Harpo eyes Punkin and calls Perky up to bat. Perky loads the bases. Here comes Silas. “Hmmmm. Wonder how much he plays. Probably way to much.” She pitches a curve to the outside. “STRIKE!” She manages to barely get him out. Romeo steps up and hits a base hit. One home. Rene’ Pierre surprises everyone by hitting a double. 3 runs. Punkin’s a bit worried because Harpo is now up. She calls Budgie over and tells him to remind Harpo that this game is for the ones who aren’t experienced and to remember what ball he gave her. Budgie goes and gives the message. He nods. So Punkin pitches. Harpo strikes out and Punkins team is up again. Shammy is the first up and shocks everyone by hitting a homerun! Aya taps the ball and it goes flying. She looks at Punkin and Harpo as she stops at 1st. She knows something is up. Juliet and Phoebe strike out. Pookie is up again and takes his stance. Punkin helps him by standing close by. After 2 strikes she goes and talks to him again. He gets ready and SMACK! No one expected this. He hits it out of the park! Pookie, the youngest, makes his bases and celebrates when he gets to home plate. Harpo’s team wins 6-4 but everyone is a winner. This was a great game. So many new ones and they all got to play. They all go to the Thirsty Parrots Bar & Grill. Punkin and Harpo buy.
While they’re listening to the two teams replay the game they look at each other and Harpo asks, “Think we should tell them it was a super ball?” Punkin looks into her beer and a smile spreads over her beak, “And ruin it for Pookie and Elise? Not on your life.” Harpo nods and an evil grin starts to spread, “Who should we target?” Punkin turns to face him and the same evil grin appears, “Let’s think about that one.”

Come visit me, Shaggy--2010-2013, Ipo, Sidney ~~ALWAYS IN MY HEART~~6/1996-2/2013, Oatie Odette *Thank you for the honor 11/27/13, Sophie O'Too, Pimer--Thanks you all, Punkin *My Dearest Little One--5/23/03 to 9/16/13* & Makana *I am honored as BOTD 10-17-14* Thank You.

05/05/2010 09:36.22 AM Report This Comment  
  Here's the game.....
Finch Baseball---part 3

Punkin , Aya and Handsome are tossing the ball around just waiting for something to do when Pookie flies in to show Punkin how he’s been working his glove.
“Oh! Can I practice with you?” asks Pookie. “We’d love it if you would.” Says Handsome. So they begin throwing from base to base. “We don’t have enough to really get going. Think we could get some lovies to play?” asks Aya. “Let me fly by a few and see if they want to play.” Says Punkin and off she goes.
After about an hour she comes back and tells everyone, “Hey I got a whole bunch of birds who want to play. Linnies, Lovies, Bourkes, more finches and conures. We’re gonna have lots of fun!!!” It isn’t long before everyone shows up and the fun begins.
Harpo goes up to Punkin and hands her a ball. “Here, use this one today. It’ll be funny” Punkin checks it out and a wicked grin forms on her beak. “Oh yeah, this’ll be good. Who should go first?” “let’s see who’s here. Ahhh, How about Pookie?” “Nope, he’s way to young for the first. Let’s let him get used to things” “That good a friend, eh? Okay…. How about Elise?” “Sure that’ll work. She hasn’t played much ball.” So off the friends go to set up the teams.
Elise steps up to the plate and Punkin was right this girl has never played ball before. She hopes that this works. Punkin calls over to Harpo, “Just an easy toss okay.” Harpo nods and pitches….Elise watches the ball go past with wide eyes. Punkin walks over and has a few words with her and steps back. Harpo pitches again. This time Elise gets a piece of it and it flies to the outfield! She stands there staring because she didn’t hit it very hard at all. Punkin and the rest Yell at her to RUN!!! So she does and barely makes it to first. Rosie catches the ball and tosses it up a couple of times just to tease Elise then throws it to Ernie, who was so excited that his mate got to base, nearly drops the ball but then throws it to Harpo. Pookie gets up to bat and is so excited he nearly drops the bat. Punkin calms him down as does Handsome. Harpo pitches and “STRIKE 1!” Pookie looks embarrassed but is told it’s okay and not to panic. “STRIKE 2!” “Oh no! what do I do?” “Try to hit the ball, it’s okay” “STRIKE 3!” Pookie hangs his head, but Punkin tells him he’ll do better next time. He did real good for his first time out. Rosebud is next up and she too strikes out. Punkin glares at Harpo because he knows these guys don’t usually play. None the less, even Rodeo strikes out. Punkin goes out and takes the ball. “You wait, buddy. You just wait.”

Come visit me, Shaggy--2010-2013, Ipo, Sidney ~~ALWAYS IN MY HEART~~6/1996-2/2013, Oatie Odette *Thank you for the honor 11/27/13, Sophie O'Too, Pimer--Thanks you all, Punkin *My Dearest Little One--5/23/03 to 9/16/13* & Makana *I am honored as BOTD 10-17-14* Thank You.

05/05/2010 09:35.51 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Rosebud
Punkin here. I write baseball stories and was wondering if you'd like to be in my new one. Here's my first one. I've got a B part to this and also a second story. If you don't mind I want to write you in this one. I'm using Bourkes and lovies and finches. Yeah, not your regular teams. Don't worry, you get a copy of the game. Gotta fly v4u
Here it is Baseball season once again and all the teams are working up and beginning play. I told her that I was so glad there wasn't a finch team. Start picturing it.... Here's Punkin at the plate.....YOU EXPECT ME TO PICK THAT UP?????....then she finally gets the bat up and it wavers terribly. The ball is pitched....Punkin is so glad that the catcher has such a big glove otherwise she and the ball would be gone. hehehe And THEN the B&G team is up to plate.....Here comes one sliding into base. HEY WHAT HAPPENED TO THE BASEMAN? Or maybe just TRYING to pitch a ball that is bigger than our whole body. hehehehe Oh I gotta stop, My sides are splitting. Anyway, we're going to the games and rooting for everyone. Maybe if it's really quiet you'll hear us. Have a great day.

Come visit me, Shaggy--2010-2013, Ipo, Sidney ~~ALWAYS IN MY HEART~~6/1996-2/2013, Oatie Odette *Thank you for the honor 11/27/13, Sophie O'Too, Pimer--Thanks you all, Punkin *My Dearest Little One--5/23/03 to 9/16/13* & Makana *I am honored as BOTD 10-17-14* Thank You.

05/04/2010 10:11.40 AM Report This Comment  
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01/27/2010 01:01.16 PM  
  Hello Rosie
Mum says u r a very pretty little girl. We've never seen a version of u before. We also love popcorn. LOL Babi, Chippy and mum - of course

Come visit me, Babi & Chippy.

11/05/2009 01:15.51 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi again
Thanks for visiting! We were very happy to have you over. Why did you parront's room pink if it matches you & you camouflage yourself so easily? Oh, well, humans can be silly.....

Hope you & your flockmates continue to enjoy the summer,

Come visit me, Monique, Treasure, Lily : Thanking all of voting me BOTW!, Eloise, Simon, Mojo, Quentin & Bungee.

08/19/2009 05:36.26 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Rosebud
Just stopping by to say hi and to give you a vote, so have yourself a great day and take care.

Come visit me, Pretty - passed away 8/23/14 & Harley.

08/19/2009 07:10.18 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi Rosebud!
Welcome to BC! Looks like you really love your popcorn! Mom says you're one of the most beautiful Bourkes she's ever seen! From what we hear, you guys have the softest plummage & are delightful to touch. Here's a vote 4u. We'd love to meet you, so fly on over & we'll have a good time together.

Come visit me, Monique, Treasure, Lily : Thanking all of voting me BOTW!, Eloise, Simon, Mojo, Quentin & Bungee.

08/17/2009 09:37.19 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Rosebud!
Welcome to BC! Looks like you really love your popcorn! Mom says you're one of the most beautiful Bourkes she's ever seen! From what we hear, you guys have the softest plummage & are delightful to touch. Here's a vote 4u. We'd love to meet you, so fly on over & we'll have a good time together.

Come visit me, Monique, Treasure, Lily : Thanking all of voting me BOTW!, Eloise, Simon, Mojo, Quentin & Bungee.

08/17/2009 09:35.40 PM Report This Comment  
  Hi Rosebud
Here is a vote for you that we told Lucy we were going to give her flock and wanted to welcome you to the BC also. Have a great day.

Come visit me, Pretty - passed away 8/23/14 & Harley.

08/17/2009 08:53.46 AM Report This Comment  
  welcome to bird channel
hello
welcome, us flockers love it in here, we get to look at other pretty birdies and vote for them many contests. lots to see an do, ohhh mom says the birdie magazine is really cool to read as well. heres your vote.
peanut

Come visit me, STARBUCK, PEANUT & jazzy.

08/17/2009 07:28.55 AM Report This Comment  
  Hi, my name is Harper I am a white eyed conure. I would love it if we could be friends! What do you do for fun?
leaving a vote--of course


HARPER

Come visit me, Harper.

08/16/2009 02:59.12 PM Report This Comment  
  Hello Rosebud
I have only seen a few Bourke's at our pet store. I voted for you because you are eating POPCORN. Our 'tiel and quaker ask for that treat all the time. You are a pretty bird.

Come visit me, Polly; V4 Jesse 227428 BOTM; School time & Zippy; V4Jesse 227428 BOTM pretty leaves.

08/15/2009 05:57.03 PM Report This Comment  
  hi!
Hello Rosebud! I'm also a pink parrot so I think you are extra gorgeous.
Here's a vote for you!
Grier

Come visit me, Parasol, Zane Grey & Rosie Grier.

08/14/2009 10:11.03 AM Report This Comment  
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